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San Jose McEnery Convention Center at California

San Jose McEnery Convention Center

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150 W San Carlos StSan JoseCalifornia 95113
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San Jose McEnery Convention Center

In the heart of Silicon Valley, the San Jose McEnery Convention Center boasts 425,000 of combined meeting space. From middle school graduations to tech forums, the Convention Center hosts a wide variety of events on the international and local stages. Located in downtown San Jose, the Convention Center is at a hub of public transportation and also within walking distance of fantastic dining and shopping. It's truly an exciting Bay Area venue for major events.


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  • Dell Enterprise Forum
  • CLEO 2013
  • 49th AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference
  • Goodwill 2013 Summer Conference
  • Netroots Nation


  • Industry conventions
  • Trade shows
  • Banquets
  • Graduations
  • Networking

On-Site Services

From catering to AV equipment, the San Jose Convention Center can provide just about every kind of service necessary for a successful event. These include state-of-the-art communication systems like webcasting and cyber cafes, satellite feeds, and video streaming. The chefs of the catering team try to stay away from conventional convention fare, opting instead for innovation. Choose from a wide variety of West Coast menus—from buffets to plated entrees - for your San Jose event.

Parking and Transportation

The Convention Center is only 4 miles from the Mineta San Jose International Airport. It has its own parking garage in the heart of downtown and within walking distance of hotels, restaurants, and shopping. Public transportation is right outside the Center, and includes Light Rail, Caltrain, and a complimentary downtown shuttle service.


  • What type of event space is available?

    The San Jose Convention Center includes a 22,000 square foot ballroom, 165,000 square feet of exhibit space, and 31 rooms that accommodate anywhere from 50 to 2,400 guests. Pre-function space is 100,000 square feet large. There’s room for 10’ by 10’ booths, and the exhibit space is column-free.
  • What dining and restaurants are nearby?

    There are literally dozens of options near the San Jose Convention Center, so be sure to explore. From cutting edge raw bars to basic fast food like Carl’s, Jr., visitors will find a wide variety of dining choices in downtown San Jose. Walk a few blocks from the Convention Center north to First Street and Santa Clara Street and you’ll find loads of great San Jose restaurants.

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